Two Teens Arrested in Robbinsdale Shooting That Critically Injures 18-Year-Old
Two teenagers are in police custody following a life-threatening shooting in Robbinsdale on Memorial Day.
According to Robbinsdale police Capt. John Elder, officers were dispatched around 1 p.m. to a report of a shooting in the 3300 block of Grimes Avenue.
Arriving officers found an 18-year-old man who had been shot. He was not breathing and had no pulse, police said.
Officers tended to the man before he was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. As of the morning of May 30, the victim remained in critical condition, Elder said.
Following the shooting, Robbinsdale and Crystal police located a suspect vehicle, which they stopped and searched.
Two teenage male suspects, a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, were in the vehicle. Police arrested them for second-degree assault. They were booked in the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center and charges are pending.
Police also found a gun in the vehicle, police said.
Elder said the motive for the shooting remains under investigation.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office will decide if the suspects will be charged as minors or adults.